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USA, and Its History

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La révolution américaine. The First Americans. In the 1970s, college students in archaeology such as myself learned that the first human beings to arrive in North America had come over a land bridge from Asia and Siberia approximately 13,000 to 13,500 years ago.

The First Americans

These people, the first North Americans, were known collectively as Clovis people. Their journey was made possible, according to archaeologists far and wide, by a corridor that had opened up between giant ice sheets covering what is now Alaska and Alberta. American Geographical Society - Mission, Cause and Credo. Mission The American Geographical Society (AGS) advances and promotes geography in business, government, science, and education.

American Geographical Society - Mission, Cause and Credo

Our goal is to enhance the nation’s geographic literacy so as to engender sound public policy, national security, and human well-being worldwide. Cause. America. The USA. American History X. National Archives - Vietnam War Records. Restricted Data: The Nuclear Secrecy Blog. U.S. Shipbuilding History, Shipbuilding Statistics, Tim Colton. UNREDACTED. Governmentattic.org. West Point Altas Collection. Center for the Study of Intelligence.

State Department - Historical Documents. CIA FOIA - Overview. The National Security Archive. December 9, 2014 Torture Report Finally Released Senate Intelligence Committee Summary of CIA's Detention and Interrogation Program Concludes CIA Misled Itself, Congress, the President about Lack of Effectiveness.

The National Security Archive

September 28, 2014 THE YELLOW BOOK Secret Salvadoran military document from the civil war era catalogued "enemies," many killed or disappeared. More recent items The National Security Archive is an independent non-governmental research institute and library located at The George Washington University in Washington, D.C. National Library of Virtual Manipulatives. National Geographic Kids. National Archives and Records Administration. Smithsonian. US History. American History. 50states.com - States and Capitals. Welcome to Teaching American History. EyeWitness to History - history through the eyes of those who lived it.

National Park Service: Discover History and Historic Preservation in the National Park Service. Warning Out in New England. National Park Service: Discover History and Historic Preservation in the National Park Service. New York Public Library Puts 20,000 Hi-Res Maps Online & Makes Them Free to Download and Use. When I was a kid, my father brought home from I know not where an enormous collection of National Geographic magazines spanning the years 1917 to 1985.

New York Public Library Puts 20,000 Hi-Res Maps Online & Makes Them Free to Download and Use

US. A People's History of the United States. "X" (George F. Kennan) The native American genocide/holocaust. Bush Family secrets & Hitler... A bit about American history. MacArthur Park. MacArthur Park (formerly Westlake Park)[1] is a park in the Westlake neighborhood of Los Angeles, California, named after General Douglas MacArthur and designated city of Los Angeles Historic Cultural Monument #100.[2] Geography[edit] The park is divided in two by Wilshire Boulevard.

MacArthur Park

The southern portion primarily consists of a lake, while the northern half includes an amphitheatre, bandshell, soccer fields, and a children's playground along with a recreation center operated by the city of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks. The bandshell was once home to many organizations and events such as "Jugaremos en Familia" (a live event hosted by Memo Flores for the Hispanic community). MacArthur Park's bandshell has been recently renovated as the Levitt Pavilion is once again the host of jazz, big band, salsa music, beat music, and world music concerts.[3] Since reopening it hosts at least 50 free concerts each summer between June and September. History[edit] Gangs[edit] DC: Evans Map Room. Glossary of Civil War Terms. Connecticut. Mid-Atlantic. Midwest. New England. Plymouth Map 1905.

New York NY. South. West. American History Timeline: 1780-2010. American Indians. American Local History Network. Atlas of the Historical Geography of the United States. A spectacular historical atlas refashioned for the 21st century Here you will find one of the greatest historical atlases: Charles O.

Atlas of the Historical Geography of the United States

Paullin and John K. Wright's Atlas of the Historical Geography of the United States, first published in 1932. This digital edition reproduces all of the atlas's nearly 700 maps. Many of these beautiful maps are enhanced here in ways impossible in print, animated to show change over time or made clickable to view the underlying data—remarkable maps produced eight decades ago with the functionality of the twenty-first century. hide introductory video next. Backpacking and Hiking. Civil War Curriculum. Daily Flag Status. Dirtbag Teddy Roosevelt. EyeWitness to History - history through the eyes of those who lived it. General. GenForum: US States. GermanRoots: US Vital Records by State. History of Maine. Tracking the Buffalo. Info. Internet Archives: US Government Documents. Library Access. MapHistory.net: US. Miss USA 2011 (Q2 - Evolution taught in school) [I'm in love with miss Vermont!]

National Register of Historic Places. Robin Williams. Scout: History & Heritage. 2 out of 5 based on 1 ratings About the Park: Welcome to Quechee State Park.

Scout: History & Heritage

Its location along US Route 4, and its proximity to many Upper... vtstateparks.com This tablet marks the site of the American Literary, Scientific, and Military Academy. Founded by Captain Alden Partr... hmdb.org On June 17, 1785, the Vermont General Assembly enacted a law which designated the place for keeping a County Grammar ... hmdb.org At 2:10 AM on February 5, 1887 the last car of The Montreal Express derailed causing three cars to fall from the brid... hmdb.org A native of Norwich, Vermont, Alden Partridge was a pioneer in American military education. Site of a log hut where the Hutchinson and Messenger Families were the first to winter in Norwich in 1765. Near this spot stood the Old South Barracks of Norwich University where, at 9:00 pm on April 10, 1856 Theta Chi Frate... hmdb.org - On a hillside in Strafford, Justin Smith Morrill, once a U.S.

Slavery in America. Slavery in America Slavery in America began in 1607 and continued until 1865.

Slavery in America

These links tell you more about this controversial but, for a long time, legal practice. Slavery It's hard to imagine that people did these things to each other, but different times allowed different ideals. The Backlash Against "Immigrants" Is Offensive And Absurd. The Collection. The Rocker Box: Ghost Towns. Here is a repository for ghost towns, almost ghost towns, stories of lost treasures, lost mines, and buried treasure, and other treasure information.

The Rocker Box: Ghost Towns

Pick your state to find treasures and ghost towns in your area. Unlinked states will be added soon, so... Check back often! Do you know of other ghost towns or treasure stories? The TimePage - Cycles in U.S. History. Trails.com. USA.gov. USA States. U.S. Board on Geographic Names. USGS: GNIS Place Name Search. Video.